ADDitude ADHD Experts Podcast

Listen to “College Standouts: How Empower Your Teen with ADHD/LD to Succeed on Campus” with Theresa Maitland, Ph.D.

Tune into listen as Theresa Maitland, Ph.D., explains how parents can avoid falling into the role of concierge and help your teen learn to self-manage. College students with ADHD/LD may struggle to balance term papers, laundry, getting exercise and so on.

Student girl holding books and smartphone while walking in school campus background, education, back to school concept
Student girl holding books and smartphone while walking in school campus background, education, back to school concept

Listen to “College Standouts: How Empower Your Teen with ADHD/LD to Succeed on Campus” with Theresa Maitland, Ph.D.

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Teens with ADHD/LD are the fastest growing segment of students with disabilities on college campuses today. After high school graduation, executive function challenges multiply just as teens leave the watchful gaze of their parents — and often this leads to rocky adjustments and academic challenges. The best way to strategically conquer life in college with ADHD? Begin preparing and planning while your child is in high school.

Listener testimonials:

  • “Thought today’s seminar was one of the best I’ve listened to. She was on point and gave out a lot of useful info. Hope you have her again in the near future.”
  • “I appreciated this important conversation and getting the list of additional resources.
    “I should have heard this a year ago…son is in first year university….managing…I think!”
  • “What a fantastic webinar! Thank you!!”

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This ADHD Experts webinar was first broadcast live on September 21, 2016. ADDitude thanks our sponsors for supporting our webinars. Sponsorship has no influence on speaker selection or webinar content.

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Updated on April 6, 2020

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